Federal Ministry of Communications Job Vacancy (

The Federal Ministry of Communications wishes to invite application from
suitably qualified Nigerians from within and outside the Agency
(NIPOST) to fill the position below for the Nigerian Postal Service
(NIPOST), with its Headquarters located in Abuja.

The Federal Ministry of Communications is recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Postmaster-General (PMG)/Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Location: Abuja

Duties and Responsibilities
The Post Master General of the Federation (PMG)/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will be generally responsible for:

  • Implement the National Postal Policy as may from time to time be modified or amended
  • Establish a regulatory framework for the Nigerian Postal
    Industry by creating. an effective, impartial and independent regulatory
  • Modeling and setting the organizational culture;
  • Building and leading the Senior Executive Team;
  • Allocating Capital to the agency’s priorities
  • Setting Strategy and Directive of the Agency (NIPOST);

Specifically, the Post Master General should strive to:

  • Make the Postal Service Internationally Competitive and more Technology and Customer Centric;
  • Foster cooperation between postal sector employers that will endure a truly universal network of up-to date product and service
  • Harness and leverage from the Technical Assistance of the
    International Organization; Universal Postal Service (UPS) as well as
    the Regional Body, Pan African Postal Union (PAPU)
  • To ensure continual change and improvement to better meet the needs. of the Nigerian Public;
  • Ensure efficient effective allocation of people and resources.
  • Ensure efficient and effective day-to-day activities of over 1200 post offices with large number of Employees workforce,
  • Effective labour Relations and Employee Resource management


  • The candidate must be not less than 45 years of Age and not more
    than 55years as at the time of appointment and should possess a minimum
    of Postgraduate Qualification with at least 25 years Post-graduation
    (Bachelors Degree) cognate experience part of which must be in
    management based discipline.

Character and Expectations
The successful candidate must not only be a person of high capabilities to lead, but must also possess:

  • Highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism
  • Proven intellectual leadership in managing people and financial Resources
  • A Reputation for outstanding performance
  • Proven ability to think strategically and to design long term plans
  • Excellent interpersonal, management and communication skills,


  • A minimum of post graduate qualification with at least 25 years
    post-graduation( Bachelors Degree) cognate experience part of which must
    be in management discipline
  • The candidate must have served at least four years as a Federal
    Director or its equivalent and be experienced in the management of an
    organization wIth a large employee work force.
  • Experience in emerging technologies of ICT

Condition of Service
The conditions of service are the same as those applicable to similar
consolidated positions In Federal Government Parstatals/Agencies and
Allied institutions In Nigeria.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate (Internal and External) are to apply
by forwarding typed application with Fifteen (15) copies of their
current Curriculum Vitae to include:

  • Present Employment and Emolument
  • Personal Data, Contact Address with Telephone numbers
  • Relevant Job Experience/List of Relevant Publications
  • Distinctions/Special Awards (if any)
  • Photocopies of relevant credentials and any other relevant information, deemed fit
  • Name of three Referees one of whom must be their present Head of institution
  • Candidates already in the service of the government of the
    Federation are to forward their application through their present Heads
    of Organization.

The application should be sent and addressed to:

The Honourable Minister,
Federal Minister of Communication,
P.M.B. 12578,
Phase 1, Annex III,
Shehu Shagari Way,

Submitted online to:

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Deadline  4th January, 2016.

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